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Please see below for additional resources to support emotional wellbeing for families and young people during this difficult time; 

Harlington Hospice - Care and Bereavement Service

KOOTH online emotional wellbeing support 

Anna Freud: Self-Care and Coping Strategies 

BBC: How to protect your mental health

CBBC: Video and Questions 

ChildMind: Talking to Children

ELSA: Coronavirus Story for Children

Young Minds: Feeling Anxious about Coronavirus 

You may also find the following books useful:

Something Bad Happened: A Kid's Guide to Coping with events in the News 

Dawn Huebner. How to process different world events (ages 6-12).

The Day the Sea Went Out and Never Came Back

Margot Sunderland. A story for children who have lost someone they love (ages 4-12).

Draw on Your Emotions

Margot Sunderland. A resource to help people express and communicate their emotions.

What To Do When You're Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids                                 

James Crist. A help guide to processing fears and worries (ages 9-13).

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids                 

Carol McCloud. Encourages positive behaviour and expressing kindness and appreciation.

How are you Peeling: Foods with Moods                                                                         

Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers. Explores how emotions look through pictures of foods. A good way to talk about emotions with young children.

The Way I Feel                                                                                                                                 

Janan Cain. Explores feelings and a helpful way to talk about emotions with young children. 

A Terrible Thing Happened                                                                                                     

Margaret Holmes. A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma (ages 4-8).

NHS Hillingdon Talking Therapies

NHS Hillingdon is offering a free, confidential talking service for people who are struggling emotionally or have concerns about the impact of Covid-19 on friends and families. You can find more details on the attached poster below.